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Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SATA III SSD Review (Page 2)

By Jon Coulter on Feb 26, 2018 08:00 am CST - 0 mins, 54 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 97%Manufacturer: Samsung

Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SATA III SSD

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The 860 EVO is packaged in an attractive black and orange themed box. There is an image of the enclosed drive on the front. The drives capacity, V-NAND and SATA interface are advertised here.

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The rear of the packaging advertises the drive's 5-year limited warranty.

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Included with the drive is a printed installation guide.

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The top and sides of the enclosure is made cast aluminum.

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The bottom of the enclosure is formed from sheet aluminum. There is a manufacturers' label that lists the particulars of the SSD.

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The enclosure is held together with three pentalobe screws, two of which are located under the label on the back of the enclosure. The small PCB is held in position by two locator pins.

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This side of the PCB houses a Samsung MJX controller, a 1GB DDR4 DRAM cache package and one of two 512GB V-NAND packages.

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This side of the PCB houses one of two 512GB V-NAND packages.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Jon Coulter

Jon Coulter became a computer enthusiast about the time Windows XP launched. Originally Jon was into water cooling and competitively benching ATI video cards with modified drivers. Jon has been building computer systems for himself and others by request for more than 10 years. Jon became a storage enthusiast the day he first booted his system with an Intel X25-M G1 80GB SSD. Look for Jon to bring consumer SSD reviews into the spotlight.

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